Miscellaneous nineteenth and twentieth century illustrated and photographic postcards, showing architectural details and scenes. Mostly from Great Britain and France, and some with manuscript messages and inscriptions. ( 1 reviews )
Early 20th century yellow cloth binding with black-printed letters, plain border and illustration of a shoe. Retains blue paper dust jacket with blue printed letters and illustrations. Publisher's device to title page. Printed by Butler & Tanner, Frome.
Late nineteenth century paper covers, printed in full-colour with title vignette. Stitch bound. Former library accession plate of 152 to spine. Includes full-colour frontispiece. Publishers' catalogue to rear. Bookplate of Glasgow School of Art and Haldane Academy. Lending Library inside front cover. Originally published Dean & Munday, Threadneedle Street and A. K. Newman & Co., Minerva Press, Leadenhall Street, London, 1823.
Two books bound as one: Third book - Fourth book. Pencil annotations atop most plates. Third book: plate XX is double-fold. Fourth book: plates VIII, XIV, XXI, XXX, XXXVII, XLII, LI, LVII, LXXVII, XCIV are double-fold.
Engraved plates of architectural shapes and geometries, some doublefold. Trade labels for James and Joseph Thomson, booksellers and stationers, 39 Market Street, Manchester, inside front cover. Printed by C. and J. Adlard, Bartholomew Close, London.
Nineteenth century Japanese binding in paper covers, stitched with green thread. Paste-on paper title panel to rear, along with inventory label bearing 791. Includes 1 fold-out loose-leaf page of Japanese text.
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page. Advertisement for Architectural Museum, Canon Row, Parliament Square to rear.
-byScamozzi, Vincenzo; Brown, John; Leybourn, William
Nineteenth century calfskin binding with embossed decorative border. Portrait frontispiece reads 'The booke of architecture by Vincent Scamozzi, Mr. Builder of Venice. With very large additions by other hands.' Some pencil calculations inside front cover. Pencil drawings, including grandfather clock on verso of plates 27, 30. Double-fold rule immediately preceeding page 17 and further inserted engravings, some double-fold, in the remainder of this section. Measurement tables to rear...
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Instructional card published by Vyse and Hill, Wolfe Street, Stoke on knitting socks for men and boys inserted to front, and inscribed S. E. Aug 11th 1900. Newspaper cutting of Princess Elizabeth as a baby in Hyde Park before her trip to Scotland also inserted.
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. Publisher's advertisements to rear. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page.
Mid twentieth century green cloth binding with red-printed letters, borders and Templeton logo to front. Original red, white and pink dust jacket. Includes portrait frontispiece of author. Timeline of partners to rear. "This booklet has been published in limited numbers and in modest form, necessary because of war-time conditions." Item exhibited at Carpets of Distinction, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh from 10 November 2012 - 12 January 2013. Part of the Stoddard Design Library...
Nineteenth century brown cloth binding with brown leather to spine. Manuscript inscription on title page: 'Campbell Douglas, from his friend John Stevenson, January 1852.' Further inscription, illegible, inside front cover. Donation from Mrs. Campbell Douglas noted in Glasgow School of Art's Annual Report for 1920-1921 (p. 8) and Governors' Minutes of 29 November 1920. Includes genealogical tables. Engraved frontispiece. Dedication to Baron Sudeley. Printed by Moyes & Barclay, Castle...
Miscellaneous full-colour engraved plates of European costume and fashion, collected and pasted into twentieth century scrapbook with green oilcloth boards and green buckram to corners and spine. scrapbooks.
Adam Luke Gowans graduated with an MA from the University of Glasgow in 1895 before entering publishing. This scrapbook was probably used to compile examples of historiated initials and letters that could be used as the basis for those in his published works.
Original coloured paper covers. Late 20th century paper and oilcloth covers surrounding. "Published under the authority of the Department of Science and Art, and recommended in its list of publications." Victoria Regina insignia to title page.
Mid-late 19th century red buckram binding with red leather to corners and spine. Plain gold borders. Gold tooled 'Greetings Cards' to spine. Scrapbook of mounted greetings cards for Christmas, New Year and Valentine's Day.
Mid nineteenth century marbled paper boards with brown leather to corners and spine. Blind-embossed borders. 5 bands to spine with gold-tooled letters and borders. Green leather title panel. Former library accession plate of 147 to top of spine. Booksellers label of W. B. Robinson, 194 Sauchiehall Street and 105 New City Road, Glasgow inside front cover. Purchased as part of Glasgow School of Art Library's Foundation Collections. Accession no. 140 in early accessions register (lending library),...
Book 1 features a dedication page from Robert Peake to Henry, Prince of Wales. Manuscript note dated 1756 on verso of book 3, chapter 4, fol. 1: "On the sixth of Nov. the Rotunda of the ancient Pantheon at Rome suddenly fell in, to the [ ] demolition of that amazing
Rebound in twentieth century blue buckram with gold-tooled letters to spine. 'Frills & flounces for 1925.' Published annually 1922-1926. Each issue contains a diary and note page and introductory essay on fashions by writers of the day. Printed in photogravure and hand coloured in stencil and watercolour on wove paper. The almanacs have decorative covers, each containing 12 pochoir plates by Barbier, one for each month.
Eighteenth century calfskin binding with 4 bands to the spine, separated by gold tooling. 'Epicteti' in gold tooling on red title band. Bookplate of J. Stewart Hepburn of Colquhalzie by Kirkwood and Son inside front cover. Motto 'keep tryste'. Type by Alexander Wilson & Son, Glasgow. Library's copy exhibited at The Page Right Printed: an exhibition of the work of the private presses from William Morris to the present day, held at Glasgow School of Art from 1-12 May 1973 (exhibit 3).
Gothic type, often in double column. AD woodcut monogram of Albrecht Durer on title page. c.136 full-length woodcuts of human figures in proportion. 4 folding woodcut diagrams and numerous smaller woodcut diagrams in text depicting hands, arms and head in closer detail.
Manuscript signature 'Campbell Douglas, Glasgow' on title page. Typed label inside to front: 'gifted by Mrs Campbell Douglas. November 1920.' Directions to binder printed to rear. Rebound in blue twentieth century buckram. Former library number painted in white onto spine. Decorative frontispiece. Dedication page to the noblemen and gentlemen educated at Eton School. Manuscript description and rendering of the arms of Whale to rear.
Red cloth binding with gold-stampled EG monogram to front and gold letters to spine. Original buff paper dust jacket with red sans serif letters around red rectangles bearing Gill's monogram and '25' in white manuscript. White nude female dancers to rear. Historiated initial by Gill to start of Introduction.